In a word: Delicious.....
The sauce was a bit tart and tangy, but it was incredibly good. It worked perfect with the mildness of the fish. And to top it all off... check it out: 1 piece of fish (Tilapia) with 1 tablespoon sauce (and believe me, that is enough sauce) is only 157 calories and 3 grams of fat!! YAY! Delicious and healthy... What more could you ask for??
How about simple? Of course, it's simple. If you haven't figured it out already, you will soon find out that you come to my blog, you can always count on finding simple recipes to help with any hectic schedule. Simple does not have to mean frozen microwaveable meals. Simple does not have to mean inedible. This delicious beauty is ready for the table in under 25 minutes. And honestly, you can make the sauce up to 3 days in advance to cut the time the day of the meal to under 20 minutes! How's that for simple?
Crispy Baked Fish with Balsamic Mustard Sauce
1 Tablespoon sour cream
1 Tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
6 Tablespoons panko bread crumbs
2 Tablespoons shredded or grated parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 tilapia fillets
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a small bowl, mix together the sour cream, 1 tablespoon Dijon, Balsamic, and sugar until smooth; set aside.
In another bowl, mix together the panko, parmesan, oregano, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Mix together the remaining teaspoon Dijon and lemon juice. Brush the fish with the lemon mixture and top with the panko. Bake for 13 minutes, turning the dish halfway through the cooking time. Turn the oven to broil - broil 2 minutes. Remove from oven. Serve with sauce and enjoy!
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